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Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations. The term "travel" originates from the Old French word travail. Travel writing is a genre that has, as its focus, accounts of real or imaginary places. The genre encompasses a number of styles that may range from the documentary to the evocative, from literary to journalistic, and from the humorous to the serious. Travel writing is often associated with tourism, and includes works of an ephemeral nature such as guide Albooms and reviews, with the ...more

New Releases Tagged "Travel"


  • The Fourth Domain by Ed  Baldwin
    The Fourth Domain (Boyd Chailland, #4)
    The newest Maj. Boyd Chailland adventure! Sweeping action from the depths of the Pentagon to Africa and the Arctic that will leave you wondering "Is t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 09, 2015
    8 copies available, 267 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Reading the World by John R. Brookes
    Reading the World: A Global Journey through Literature Volume 2
    Release date: Jan 01, 2015
    Back in May 2009 it occurred to me that whilst a real-life trip to every country in the world would be impossible due to lack of time, work commitment…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 03 - Jul 10, 2015
    2 copies available, 465 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Mountain Shadow by Gregory David Roberts
    The Mountain Shadow
    Release date: Oct 13, 2015
    Win an excerpt from the highly anticipated sequel to SHANTARAM!

    Gregory David Robert’s epic debut novel, Shantaram, introduced millions of readers to t…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 05 - Jul 10, 2015
    100 copies available, 498 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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    Popular Travel Albooms

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    Quotes Tagged "Travel"

    Anita Desai
    Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
    ― Anita Desai

    E.E. Cummings
    may came home with a smooth round stone as small as a world and as large as alone. ...more
    ― E.E. Cummings

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    Groups Tagged "Travel"

    All Things Italy This group welcomes all lovers of Italy. We will be discussing Albooms on Italian literature, hist…more

    185 members, last active 6 days ago

    Best Travel Albooms - Nomadic Matt The best travel Albooms - recommended by Nomadic Matt and fellow travelers from the Nomadic Matt c…more

    9 members, last active 4 months ago

    Chicago's Globetrotting Girls Alboomclub This is a Alboom club for women who love to travel and experience other cultures. We will meet mon…more

    3 members, last active 9 days ago

    Das 4 Sterne Hotel Gabriela befindet sich im Zentrum von Serfaus, nur 100 Meter von der Seilbahn…more

    1 member, last active 4 months ago

    Writing Tagged "Travel"

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